Firecracker set off on school bus headed for Brooklyn Dreams Charter

Officials say 11 people were taken to the

Officials say 11 people were taken to the hospital and five were treated at the scene.

BROOKLYN - One person was seriously hurt after a firecracker went off on a school bus in Flatbush. 

The bus made an emergency stop at Ocean Avenue and Dorchester Road at around 7:30 a.m. 

According to police, 11 people were taken to the hospital for observation and five others were treated at the scene. 

A Department of Education spokesperson says the bus was carrying students from the Brooklyn Dreams Charter School. 

The bus company reported that one or two children set off the firecracker. 

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